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Dell’s mobility division not gaining ground

Dell is looking like the sick man of the PC business, which is not looking too healthy itself.

Windows makeover stays in familiar territory

That Windows 8 will be a huge hit in terms of sales is a given. What will be fascinating to watch is how it is received, writes Charles Arthur.

European Union lays into Google over privacy policy

Google's changes to its privacy policies have been criticised by 30 European data-protection commissioners.

Emerging markets keep BlackBerry afloat – for now

Is BlackBerry manufacturer RIM out of the woods? If all you looked at was its after-hours share price and analysts' forecasts, you might think so.

Samsung to add Apple’s iPhone 5 to its lawsuits

Samsung says it will add the iPhone 5 to a series of lawsuits over Apple equipment in the US, alleging that it infringes a series of patents.

Upgraded Siri takes iPhone 5 past all its rivals

The digerati mostly greeted the iPhone 5 last week with a collective yawn. They declared that it did not break any records amongst other things.

Apple may widen its attack

Shares in Asian smartphone manufacturer Samsung plunged by 7.5% in the South Korean capital Seoul on Monday.

Samsung urges boycott of Apple products

Samsung has hit back at Apple after a $12-billion drop in its market value in the wake of its loss to the iPhone maker in a high-profile court battle.

Apple takes a swing at Samsung patents

Apple experts say Samsung abused its "monopoly power" over certain wireless patents and demanded an unreasonable royalty for their use in the iPhone.

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Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

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MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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